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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gurpreet Singh Bagga & Others Vs. MoEF & Others dated 04/12/2017 regarding illegal mining of minor minerals in Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

Sand mafia charging Rs 32,000/truck

The Mines and Mineral Development and Regulation Act, 1957 was amended in 2015. Subsequent to the amendment, the Ministry of Mines notified the Mineral Auction Rules, 2015 on 20/05/2015 to prescribe the procedure of the auction process.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mushtakeem Vs Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change & Others dated 29/11/2017 regarding illegal and unauthorized mining in the state of Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Saurabh Kumar Vs. State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 29/11/2017 regarding sand mining in Uttar Pradesh. Counsel appearing for the State of Uttar Pradesh submits that the Notification dated 2nd November, 2017 is for a very limited purpose by which land owners of agriculture land would be permitted to remove the sand deposits as a result of flood and it does not permit any mining activity as such.

In the past five years, a group of miners from the Amazonas Region and Madre de Dios have destroyed about 20 hectares of forest, not including the constant contamination from the Pastacillo stream,

HARIDWAR: Following complaint of illegal mining in the Ganga in Haridwar from Matri Sadan, the Union ministry of environment and forest resources (MoEF) has sent a team to assess the impact of mini

CONAKRY (Reuters) - A two-day skirmish between Guinean and Malian villagers over control of a gold mine that straddles the countries’ joint border killed at least 17 people, a government official i

Move to help miners become cautious and undertake mining responsibly’

Appeals court rules against mining company Nevsun Resources, clearing way for workers to have claims of human rights violations heard in Canadian court